Police urge people in Ashington to check home security after rape

Police are investigating an allegation of rape in Ashington Credit: PA

Extensive police enquiries are continuing into the rape of a woman at her home in Ashington.

Extra officers are on patrol in the North Seaton area and are carrying out house to house enquiries and speaking to residents to reassure the community.

Police were at around 1.50am on Wednesday July 5 following a report of a woman being raped by an intruder.

The offender is described as a white male, around 5'5" of slim build.